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English definition of “shrub”

shrub

noun [C] uk   /ʃrʌb/ us  
a large plant with a rounded shape formed from many small branches growing either directly from the ground or from a hard stem, grown in gardens: She planted some roses and other flowering shrubs.
See also
Bushes and shrubs
(Definition of shrub from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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